3/29/2013 8:50:00 AM Kirk named Player of the Year
Mt. Lake Area junior Carter Kirk recently received Player of the Year honors at the KNUJ Radio Player of the Year Winter Banquet, held at the Holiday Inn in New Ulm.
Kirk was among the players in the region who received Player of the Week honors throughout the season. That list also included Red Rock Central seniors Jeff DeCock and Henry Rogotzke.
The weekly honorees were eligible for Player of the Year honors, which were presented in boys basketball, girls basketball and wrestling.
Kirk finished the season helping guide the Wolverines to a second straight Class A state tournament appearance. In the process, he surpassed the Wolverines' career scoring mark, finishing the season with over 1,600 points, 700 rebounds and 200 assists for his career.
Carly Sigurdson of BOLD was named Girls Basketball Player of the Year. In wrestling, a trio of wrestlers were named Co-Wrestlers of the Year: Nathan Rose of Sibley East, Taner Trembley of Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial and Adam Cooling of Madelia-Truman.